Tips & Tricks

Written by Attila Felföldi on February 13, 2018

Are you a concept modeler? Read this blog post where we collected a few tips for your engineering design improvement...

Written by Anastasia Churazova on August 1, 2017

Have a challenging engineering problem that you don’t know how to approach? Then our Consulting Partner Program is for...

Written by Anastasia Churazova on May 12, 2017

Today we are excited to announce the launch of SimWiki—your new go-to CAE encyclopedia! What is SimWiki? SimScale’s...

Written by Ajay Harish on April 24, 2017

FEM users often wonder how stress and strain are calculated, and how these quantities are related to the nodes. Which of these...

Written by Anastasia Churazova on April 24, 2017

IoT, design thinking, Industry 4.0—with an ever-increasing vocabulary of buzzwords being thrown around and the meaning behind...

Written by Vincent Zitzewitz on April 10, 2017

This article focuses on explaining the difference between CAD and CAE. But before we do that, let’s first explain what...

Written by Ajay Harish on February 2, 2017

This is a common question that haunts most designers: what is the accuracy in FEA or CFD simulation? And just how accurate are...

Written by Juan M. Rodríguez Prieto on December 7, 2016

This article is aimed at engineers and focuses on the importance of predicting the concentration of mechanical stress and the...

Written by Ajay Harish on November 8, 2016

One of the most frequently asked questions by beginners to engineering simulation is how to learn finite element analysis. This...

Written by Ajay Harish on October 24, 2016

The Finite Element Method (FEM) is a numerical technique used to perform Finite Element Analysis (FEA) of any given physical...

Written by Ajay Harish on September 29, 2016

With the development of technology, FEM and CFD simulations have become increasingly reliable over the years. However, the...

Written by Ajay Harish on September 19, 2016

The simplest form of analysis in solid mechanics is linear static analysis. Here the deformations in the material are assumed to...

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